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Archive for August, 2008

Review of Never Say MacBeth

By • Aug 31st, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Read or listen to our review of Never Say MacBeth.




CCT with 2nd Flight Theatre Company Bare: A Pop Opera

By • Aug 30th, 2008 • Category: Reviews

Read or listen to our review of CCT with 2nd Flight Theatre Company’ production of Bare: A Pop Opera.




Foundry Players Releases 2008-2009 Season

By • Aug 28th, 2008 • Category: News

Foundry Players has released their planned 2008-2009 season: The Heidi Chronicles, Fall 2008 The Odyssey, Winter 2009 The Dining Room, Spring 2009 Foundry’s Fifth Annual Play Reading Series, Summer 2009 Schedule is subject to change due to performance rights conflicts or other issues.




ShowBizRadio Entering Year Four

By • Aug 26th, 2008 • Category: ShowBizRadio

Listen to Mike and Laura discuss the third year of ShowBizRadio [MP3 2:25 2.2MB]; or read the transcript.




Arlington Players “Singing and Acting in a Large Theater” Workshop

By • Aug 21st, 2008 • Category: News

The Arlington Players are holding a skill building workshop “Singing and Acting in a Large Theater” on September 27, 2008. The class will be taught by distinguished Director and long-time TAP member Christopher Dykton, along with fellow TAP Director and member Linda Ray and Music Director J.Michael d’Haviland, the workshop is designed to help actors […]




Potomac Stages: Tick, Tick… BOOM!

By • Aug 18th, 2008 • Category: Published Elsewhere

tick, tick…Boom Elden Street Players Industrial Strength Theatre, Herndon, VA $22/$19 Students and Seniors Through August 23rd Brad Hathaway of Potomac Stages reviews Elden Street Players’ production of Tick, Tick… BOOM!: An absorbing, well-told story. An often sparkling, rockish score. A sharp, emotionally engaging performance in the lead role. A solid sound from a four-piece […]




Washington Post: Tick, Tick… BOOM! Puts Focus On the Biological Clock of a Man

By • Aug 17th, 2008 • Category: Published Elsewhere

tick, tick…Boom Elden Street Players Industrial Strength Theatre, Herndon, VA $22/$19 Students and Seniors Through August 23rd Michael Toscano for the Washington Post reviews Elden Street Players’ production of Tick, Tick… BOOM!: Tick, tick…BOOM! is that rare look at a young person’s angst and anxiety that doesn’t seem stale to those of us who passed […]




American Century Theater Updates Season

By • Aug 17th, 2008 • Category: News

The American Century Theater announced earlier today that the unavailability of licensing rights to Ira Levin’s Deathtrap and the classic fantasy Harvey has forced them to alter their 2008-2009 season. In place of Deathtrap in September will be Dr. Cook’s Garden, another mystery/thriller by the same playwright, Ira Levin. And in place of Harvey will […]




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By • Aug 12th, 2008 • Category: ShowBizRadio

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New York Times: “Unseen Army Keeps the Show Going On”

By • Aug 7th, 2008 • Category: Published Elsewhere

Mark Blankenship writes for the New York Times about the work that happens backstage to keep a production moving along: WITH only four actors playing over 20 roles, “Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps” is madcap onstage. But life in the wings is just as manic. For 90 minutes crew members snake past one another with […]